Category: Portland Trail Blazers

Turner Teams Up with American Diabetes Association for “Let’s Play Portland” Initiative

(via BDA Sports Management) Portland Trail Blazer Evan Turner announced today a $50,000 donation to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to support local initiatives such as “Let’s Play Portland,” in partnership with the David Douglas School District (DDSD) and Providence Health and Services.  “Let’s Play Portland” works with students at Menlo Park and Lincoln Park

Napier Finally Gets His Shot Thanks To Opportunity And Improvement

After seeing his minutes increase both at the end of the 2016-17 regular season and during Portland’s first-round playoff series versus the Golden State Warriors, the plan was for fourth-year guard Shabazz Napier to take on a more substantial role this season. He’d still be playing behind Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, so his opportunities